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Toyokawa-City Toga Shrine Festival (Toga Jinja Reitaisai)

Date : 05/03/2018, 05/04/2018, 05/05/2018


  • Toga Shrine Festival (Toga Jinja Reitaisai)
  • Toga Shrine Festival (Toga Jinja Reitaisai)
  • Toga Shrine Festival (Toga Jinja Reitaisai)

A big festival with ancient origins and highly esteemed by both locals and visitors alike. Held annually for three days starting on May 3rd, the festival procedures include ancient rituals, traditional "Kyu-do" archery tournaments, "gyoretsu" processions and the famous "Yabusame" ceremony, in which teenagers will ride a horse running along a course within the shrine's premises - the colorful garments and horse decorations are much sought after by tourists from all parts of the country.

May 3rd
-10:00 AM: Flower Offering "Kenka" Ritual
-11:00 AM: "Kami" Summoning Ritual
-3:00 PM: Shrine's Eve Festival Rituals
-4:00 PM: "Yabusame" Horse Riding Rehearsal

May 4th
-10:00 AM: Traditional Rituals "Reisai"
-2:00 PM: "Mikoshi" Portable Shrine Ritual
-4:00 PM: "Yabusame" Horse Riding

May 5th
-9:00 AM: Kendo Tournament / Archery Tournament
-10:00 AM: Religious ritual (Ato-Chinsai)
-1:00 PM: Students Festival (Gakudo-sai)
-2:00 PM: Children's Procession "Chigo Gyoretsu", Student's "Shodo" Calligraphy and "Shasei" Sketch Exhibit, Youths "Kendo" Sword Tournament, Senior and High School Students "Kyu-do" Archery Tournament, Amateur "Kyu-do" Archery Tournament

*: Subject to changes. Some events span several days.

EVENT OVERVIEW

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Date : Annually from May 3rd to 5th
(May 3rd (Thursday) to 5th (Saturday), 2018)
Holding time : May 3rd & 4th: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
May 5th: 9:00 to 3:00 PM
Place : Toga Shrine (Toga Jinja)
Location : 〒441-1231
2 Nishigakiuchi, Ichinomiya-cho, Toyokawa-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Fee : Free of charge
Parking : Available
Restrooms : Available
Phone number : 0533-93-2001 (Toga Shrine)
0533-89-2206 (Toyokawa City Tourism Association)

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
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ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    10min (650m) eastwards walk from Mikawa-Ichinomiya Station of the JR Iida Line (board from Toyohashi Station, in turn reachable by JR Tokaido Main Line or Meitetsu Nagoya Line from Nagoya Station).
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    Approx. 5min (1.6km) northeastwards from Toyokawa I.C. of the Tomei Expressway via Route 151.

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